MEDIA

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: September 18, 2017

Oppose destructive private hydro, coal energy projects

National minorities called to stop the entry and expansion of destructive energy projects into their ancestral lands as they stormed the gates of the Department of Energy (DOE), DM Consunji Inc. (DMCI), and SN Aboitiz Power in a protest caravan today.

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Concern: National Industrialization
Post Date: September 8, 2017

Support local steel industry, strengthen gov’t regulatory functions -- Scientist group

The entry of foreign substandard steel and electrical products to local markets will lead to the disappearance of the small and barely surviving local steel industry unless addressed.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: August 4, 2017

ERC’s approval of the PSALM’s recovery favors power oligarch’s greed

We in AGHAM denounce the Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of the petition Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) petition to recover P 21.47 billion pesos for the operating costs it incurred from 2007 to 2014 as it favors power oligarchs, bleeding the consumers

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: July 19, 2017

Scientist group supports #NoToJeepneyPhaseout, calls for genuine modernization of mass transport

We in AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People express our solidarity with Piston and other drivers and operators who oppose the jeepney phaseout hidden beneath the veil of the government’s jeepney ‘modernization’ program.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: June 15, 2017

Joint statement on Marawi, martial law and internet freedom — CPU, TXTPOWER and AGHAM

After Camp Aguinaldo spokesman Colonel Edward Arevalo warned that the military would exercise an alleged “right to censure”, DICT Head Rodolfo Salalima has announced arrests for “cyber sedition”.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: June 8, 2017

Energy Emergency: 16 years of liberalized energy industry under EPIRA

ONE YEAR after we laid down the People’s Power Agenda as a challenge to then newly-elected President Rodrigo Duterte, the people have

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: June 6, 2017

ERC must not submit to Meralco in the approval of anomalous power supply deals

Scientist activist group AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People hit electricity distribution giant Meralco for its impudence after the company imposed pressure on the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to immediately approve anomalous power supply agreements (PSA) betwee

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Post Date: May 31, 2017

Martial law an unnecessary evil

AGHAM-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People stands in solidarity with the people of Mindanao in strongly condemning the terroristic acts of the Maute group in Marawi City.
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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: May 24, 2017

Scientists, consumers to Meralco: Pay up for billions of pesos in debt

Scientist activist group AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People together with consumer group People Opposed to unWarranted Electricity Rates (POWER), Bayan Muna Party-list and other people’s organizations trooped to Meralco on Wednesday morning to demand Meralco to pay up for

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: May 16, 2017

Meralco, refund full amount of P6.9 billion to consumers in June -- scientist group

We in AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People urge the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to compel Meralco to refund the full amount of P6.9 billion pesos incurred from the consumers from January 2014 to December 2016.

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